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A functioning society : selections from sixty-five years of writing on community, society, and polity

Author: Peter F Drucker
Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ : Transaction Publishers, ©2003.
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The selections drawn together in this volume are both from the writer's books and previously uncollected writings. Together, they reflect the full range of Peter Drucker's thought and constitute an  Read more...

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Drucker, Peter F. (Peter Ferdinand), 1909-2005.
Functioning society.
New Brunswick, NJ : Transaction Publishers, ©2003
(DLC) 2002073265
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter F Drucker
ISBN: 9781412814119 1412814111
OCLC Number: 647864952
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 242 pages)
Contents: ""Transaction Books by Peter F. Drucker""; ""Contents""; ""Introduction Community, Society, Polity""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""Prologue What is a Functioning Society?""; ""Part 1 Foundations""; ""Introduction to Part 1""; ""1 From Rousseau to Hitler""; ""2 The Conservative Counter-Revolution of 1776""; ""3 A Conservative Approach""; ""Part 2 The Rise of Totalitarianism""; ""Introduction to Part 2""; ""4 The Return of the Demons""; ""5 The Failure of Marxism""; ""Part 3 The Sickness of Government""; ""Introduction to Part 3""; ""6 From Nation- State to Megastate"" ""7 The Sickness of Government""""8 No More Salvation by Society""; ""Part 4 The New Pluralism""; ""Introduction to Part 4""; ""9 The New Pluralism""; ""10 Toward a Theory of Organizations""; ""11 The Society of Organizations""; ""Part 5 The Corporation as a Social Institution""; ""Introduction to Part 5""; ""12 The Governance of Corporations""; ""13 The Corporation as a Social Institution""; ""14 The Corporation as a Political Institution""; ""Part 6 The Knowledge Society""; ""Introduction to Part 6""; ""15 The New World-View""; ""16 From Capitalism to Knowledge Society"" ""17 The Productivity of the Knowledge Worker""""18 From Information to Communication""; ""Part 7 The Next Society""; ""Introduction to Part 7""; ""19 The NextSociety""; ""Index""
Other Titles: Community, society, and polity
Responsibility: Peter F. Drucker ; chosen and edited by the author.

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